Disney's Newport Bay Club
|Disney's Newport Bay Club|
View of Lake Disney and Newport Bay Club Hotel
|Opened||12 April 1992|
|Theme||New England, Cape Cod|
|Website||Disney's Newport Bay Club|
The Disney's Newport Bay Club is a hotel situated at the Disneyland Paris. It was designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects (who also designed Disney's Hotel Cheyenne and Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resorts) and styled after archetypal New England architecture with its white clapboard exterior, porches, woodwork and nautical memorabilia. Its name was derived from the town of Newport, Rhode Island. Restaurants feature seafood and the hotel itself is built in a crescent shape around one extreme (or the "bay") of Lake Disney, which itself features a small lighthouse. It is the largest hotel on property and at the time of its opening held more rooms than any other hotel in Western Europe.
Robert A.M. Stern Architects had previously designed two similar hotels which opened two years prior to the Newport Bay Club, in 1990: Disney's Beach Club Resort and its adjacent Disney's Yacht Club Resort share the late 19th century New England nautical theme at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The hotel opened with the Euro Disney Resort in April 1992. In this same year, the hotel was temporarily closed during the winter due to the low occupancy the resort hotels suffered during their early years. The hotel has not ceased operation since.